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U.S. News & World Report ranks the best Cincinnati public high schools

Cincinnati boasts some of the best public high school in the state, according to U.S. News & World Report’s recent .

Out of 705 ranked schools, Walnut Hills High School topped the list for the Buckeye State. It is No. 118 in the nation, out of 17,655, according to the publication.

According to U.S. News, 92% of Walnut Hills students participate in Advanced Placement coursework.

Rounding out the top five in the state are Bexley High School, Madeira High School, Solon High School and Rocky River High School.

Walnut Hills High School is the best high school in Ohio for 2024, according to U.S. News and World Report.

Best Cincinnati-area high schools

  1. Walnut Hills High School, Cincinnati Public Schools, No. 1 in Ohio rankings
  2. Madeira High School, Madeira, No. 3 in Ohio
  3. Indian Hill High School, Indian Hill, No. 8
  4. Wyoming High School, Wyoming, No. 12
  5. Sycamore High School, Sycamore Community City, No. 17
  6. Turpin High School, Forest Hills Local, No. 25
  7. Mariemont High School, Mariemont, No. 28
  8. Loveland High School, Loveland, No. 39
  9. Anderson High School, Forest Hills Local, No. 49
  10. Taylor High School, Three Rivers Local, No. 93

How U.S. News & World Report ranks high schools

, U.S. News gathered data from Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate exams, state proficiency tests, graduation rates and the U.S. Department of Education’s Common Core of Data. U.S. News looked at 941 Ohio high schools and ranked 705.